The Houston Post. (Houston, Tex.), Vol. 35, No. 82, Ed. 1 Wednesday, June 25, 1919 Page: 3 of 14
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THE HOUSTON" EQST: WEDNESDAY MORNING JUNE 25 1919
TRUCK TO PUSTOH
Wcddbg'm .Big Night-
- : y in Auditorium V S
Following tbe outlining of bueineea ex-
pansion plana and explanation of. the
cope of the Southern Motor Manufac-
turing association . limited: enterprise
by Jacques E. -Blevins president and
other officials. a standard Ranger track
was -presented to the citizens of Housj
tonjefore more1 tban 4000 persona at
8:30 "p. m.-Tuesday at the etir' audito-
rium. The occasion'.- was an assembly
' -meeting staged by 'the Southern Motors
Manufacturinc association... . '. '
"The marriage of Lloyd Oswald Glover
and Miss Mildred McCleary both of
v Houstoni was sponsored by tbe Southern
. Motor Manufacturing association lim-
ited which presented tbe bride and
. groom with a standard Ranger chummy
roadster as a "dowry." Dr. W. R. Hen-
drix pastor of the St. Paul's Methodist
Episcopal tahurcfa South performed the
ceremonr. Immediately followioc the
wedding Mr. and Mrs. Glover rode out of
tne auditorium ' in tneir roadster amia
cheers. ." u-- .':-;
Mr. Blevins save an insight into the
- business efficiency and organization of
"Houston's . newest industry." He out-
lined the association's financing scheme
their methods of operation ntotection
offered the shareholders effectiveness
of co-operation the manufacturing pos-
I nihilities tbe factory products the qual-
' ity of nrodnction. tne system of aseera-
.;. bhng and the executive personnel of the
company. ......... . .-.
Talis sf Financing. --
"Our method of financing was adopted
to place our securities within reach of
tall' Mr. Blevins said. "It is the same
' met nod yon nave seen -usea in tais coun
try that of capitalizing the institution
through public subscription. Uux sub
jseriptions have . been written among
Southern people who realise that needed
Industrie's ' can ' be established in the
South. Through our mam board of true
'tees we now have men in virtually every
' - important community who are intimately
'i associated with the association."
- The products of tbe Southern Mots
Manufacturing association will consist of
j trucks tractors rooter cars trailers and
j commercial bodies Mr. Blevins said.
"Trucks trailers and commercial bodies
I are now being produced in temporary
plants." The Ranger factories now are
I being built -near the deep water channel.
' The purchase of. machinery equipment
.'and other important investments nave
; . been deferred until sufficient capital has
i been subscribed to assure the association
' success in its undertaking." .
' . - Gammage Preside.
Ector L. Gammage presided as1 chair
man.- He delivered the presentation
I speech when donating tne Hanger true
'and roadster.' E. F. Keid. active vie
resident presented tbe business build-
Jog plana of the association. Mr.Jteid
made use of a system of chart Ulustra
Itione that presented his subject in i
! graphic manner. He explained the cash
! buying Policy of the association the co
operative features .of the institution and
the outlook for the future.. "It is tip to
Stbe people of the .South to pioneer their
i way into big business learn it and build
1 their own needed lactones be added.
Motion pictures of -the development of
... the Southern Motor Manufacturing- asso-
ciation were 'shown. Views of the fac
r tory" assembling- plant -the finished
'products .and the executive and depart
' mental -personnel were depleted. -Other
officials of the association presented
T T TH " J . ' I
'dent: B. H. Hill third vice president;rC.
K. Shirley. . secretary and treasurer: P
K. Crotto chief engineer; T. P Stewart
engineer ol truck department; - v.
Weaver. . manager trailer and body de-
. ; pertinent anf L. E. Wing fiscal agent.
Music' for the occasion was furnished
$y the lye wis military band. .
Rice Men Receive Report j
! Tariff Will Be Advanced
Houston Post Special
1 BEAUMONT. Texai June 24. B. A.
- Klgnus just back from Washington says
that the tariff on rice will be put up by
... ' T . X . . ' ' . .
mis congress ne jases dis preaicuon
' - off the fact that the rice industry will
i iicht for protection and that the republi
an part is committed 40 a higher tar-
iff than the democrats. He points to
. -other republican tariffs on rice. In the
P ayne-eAldnch bill the clean rice sched
r vie called foi ' 2 cents protection and
rough rice' 1 1-4 cents. ' The gam' pro-
jection was. kivesr under the McKinley
- and Dingley1 bills. The MUls bill the
i first low -tariff (democratic 'measure the
'clean-' schedule was '1-2 cents and
'xough rice 3-4 cent. '
Drill or Spindle Top.
v BEAUMONT Texas June 24. The
tjulf company Monday began drilling on
its McFadcun-No. 2 in the Spindle -Top
-extension Held The Texas company
Teady. to begin on its Mo. l and a fee-
just north -of the discovery well. The
t McFaddinNo.l is furnishing fuel for the
new drilling operations. H W. V. Ulem
one. superintendent of drilling 'in this
"section for many years .for the Gulf com
pany. Monday assumed -his.. duties at
Houston havisg been transferred to the
jjlousten district to direct development
- m ana somcwnai poHoooas.
- II has Ifteea paht of legs but onaot' '
get ? from tbe bowewiiawhoHS
' r iuitim.be. bed ova moth
and matt tfitrbmcti. '
KidnUat to tmythfag but hsKtt .
' MoCOCKtCOBltlmcitIA '
-.f-i .a" v-'
if ' l.f!TPOftTnJ . 1
work. J. V. Beddlck of the Sour Lake
oil field for the Gulf Production company
succeeded Mr. demons. Charles 1 Wat
son chief clerk in the Beaumont office
of this company will sail for Tampico
Thursday where ho has a position.
BLsaaalW Hif arr a J ". . '
BEAUMONT. Texas June 24. The
nuai picnic at fort isecnes on June zs
for its employes Tuesday announced this
event had been postponed until Saturday
July 19.. This change was made because
of the terrible condition of the ground
because of rains.
S Houston Poet Special. " ;
BEAUMONT. Texas.' June 24.-r-Pifty
business bouses were represented Tues-
dsy morning on the special train which
left for Western Louisiana. Ed Stedman
s ia charge of this three-day jaunt. Tbe
first night out 'will be spent at Lake
Charles where the chamber of commerce
has advised it has arranged for a -big
dance. . - - " .
for Selling Giskcts to
U Shipi Wiisky to Texas
:'. T . Houston Post Special. :- '
t NEW ORLEANS June 24. Dr.
. . Oscar Dow ling president of the Lou-
isiana State board of health created
' a sensation at tbe convention of the
Louisiana' State Funeral Directors'
' association Tuesday when while ad-
dressing the members he declared
- that several of their number had sold
coffins to men who used the coffins
to ship whisky to Texas and he de-
dared that he intended to prosecute '
these men to the fullest extent of the
' law. ..- t r..
v "Not kng ago" said Dr. Dowling
- "two caskets were used for shipping -whisky
to. Texas . One of the per-
sons for whom the caskets were
brought is not dead yet. I hope to '
institute legal proceedings against
the undertakers who sold these cas-
kets which will prevent thorn from
Dr. Dowlinc asked the assembled
. undertakers to assist the State gov-
ernment in seeing that caskets are
used to contain the bodies of dead
persona only. Tbe law requires no
xssket shall be sold or disposed of
- without a permit from the local reg-
ister of the district in which the
death occurs and to obtain thia per-
mit a death ..certificate must be filed
- orhe local registrar must have as-
surance that one will be filed.
For the lover of ginger ale
who wants & newer bet-
ter flavor-in his favorite
beverage and a snap and
sparkle that savors of rare
old wine.. .;
Selected Jamaica Ginger Soot
delicate fruit flavor perfectly
blended and pure distilled wa-
terthese are tbe things that
make TRIPLE "XXX" Ginger
Wednesday Afternoon Concerts
. . . - . - . .. - -t
. Under Direction of
. MRS. JOHN WESLEY GRAHAM
Mezzanine Floor 3 o 'Clock
Public Grdially Invited to Attend.
1. Duet Dyln Poet.... Gottschalk
Mies Katherine Bering; ra. Dorothy
' Reld Perry.- ; .
2. Soprano -
t Nuthln v.Goss
4 '. Miss Genevieve Morrison n
-.- I Duet-rMaytima. V
Miss Margie Parish Mr. John
t - Marshall.
4. Edison Voice Test - .
Are Maria. ' -:'" r.--
0 That We Two Were Maying.
' " ; ' Miss Carrie Lee Hicks. v
5. Soprano- Exultation ....i..... Owens
' - i. A Mrs. Fern Barnes.
" 6. Violin Selected. - - .
- - Miss Epbralda Fraley.
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7." Soprano The Same Old Place. .
Mitt Norma. Bancroft .
8. Baby-Dancen - . "
u - () Whispering Flower.
ElTlse fihaw. ' -
(b) The Spirit of Spring. '
Myrtle Marion Shawi
" . Piano Solo Tanhauser.
Mlas Rebecca Fried ma nn Dayton
. 'Texas. ' .. ' '
Mo. Bass Mate o Mine Fraley -
Mr. Robert Williams.
30 STATE BAUKS :
Monthly "Report Indicates
Institutions" Are in Most '
' y-.' Houston Post Special.
AUSTIN Texas June 24 The month-
ly statement of tbe SO State banks main-
taining savings departments issued Tues-
day by the commissioner of insurance
and banking shows that on May SI there
was a total of $6410067 savings de-
posits; required cash reserve $060211;
actual cash reserve $1356659; above
legal requirements $306448.
The resources are as follows: United
States bonds $044283.76; State bonds.
$277.91; county": city town and school
bonds $17100.10; steam railroad bonds
$8778; electric railroad bonds $65000;
due from approved reserve agents $853.-
195; first lien real estate $397044.13;
currency $464004; specie $37678.81;
other -resources $8475.54; total. $6525-.
Undivided profits amounted to $03-
963.31 and other liabilities $12306.14.
Gov. HoEby Will Get
- Distinguished Service '
' Medal if Bill Passes
. Houston Post Special.
WASHINGTON. June 24. A dis-
' tinguished service' medal will be pre-
sented to Governor Hobby Adjutant
'.General Harley'and all members of -
the Texas draft hoards if the bill in-
. troduced In ' the house by Chairman
Kahn of the military affairs commit-
ter in nauaed thia ntnmep mnA it la
7 understood the republican majority
in both tbe bouse and aenate ia back-
ing the bill. The measure is intend- -ed
to providosultable recognition of
.the character of the services ren-
dered by the governors of the States. -'their
adjutant generals and the
. boards that inducted 4000000 fight-
ing Americans into the army. 4
-.- . i? ' mux- : . i
' "TNS ST0R& TtiATOtOMrS AND KXCPS CfiOWMS. V
THE LAST bF OUR
11. Soprano Bell Song from Lakme.
! Miss Lena Mendlessohn. .
i . - - - .
12. Readers-?- v 1 "
" " (a) A Little .Peach.
. . Kathleen Casey.
(b) A Mustard Plaster.
Mary Lynn Stephenson
13. Contralto Whisper and I Shall Hear.-
. Mrs. Wn Uhler.
14. " Soprano Shadow Song Meyerbeer
Mrs. Dan Vickera.
15 Duet Evening Brings Rest and Too.
Miss Mae Gilbert and Mrs. Dan
. '- :".'' -. Vlckers.
H. Irish Melodies.- '
Mrs. Rosooe Snyder Chicago 11L
17. Duet H Troyatore.
Miss Mendlessohn sad Mr.- John -.
" ' Marshall.
; 18. Contralto Aria Samson-Delilah. -'
Mrs. E. J. Flake.
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19. Trio LoVe Me.
Miss Parish Mr. Stlers Mr. -'
20. Edison Voice Test . - .
(a) I Hear Ton Calling Me. '
Mlsa Carrie Lee-Hicks :
v;.c. r:um co:.:?ArJY i
r.3 JTCSTr'jwcncsfs axj kiefs csyvr.y J
SAFER PHARIIAOY -
! -DMDER 11EW BILL
State; Association Agrees
Law Like" Oklahoma's
v Shall Be Drafted
v ' . Houston Post Special. '
' GALVESTON Texas June 24. Sec-
retary W. H. Cousins of Dallas sub-
mitted his annual report at Tuesday
afternoou's session of the fortieth sn-
nuaf convention of .the Texas rharma-
ceutical association which opened here
Tuesday . morning In 'the ballroom fit the
Hotel Ualvea. : ' . .
Tbe report consisted of a review of
the work of the association during the
last year and the fight-that the asso-
ciation had made In having house bill
No. 25 defeated. Thia bill according to
the report. Would place the food and drug
department of the State under the juris-
diction of the State board of health. The
report stated that in due time with auch
a bill in effect the food and drug depart-
ment would be at the mercy of some
political doctor. Another endeavor that
tbe legislative committee had been striv.
ing for tbe report continued waa to ob-
tain protection for legal merchandise sold
In drug stores that contained alcohol
W. B. Jarrett of Oklahoma City eec-
retary of tbe State board of pharmacy of
Oklahoma addressed tbe convention on
a law recently passed in Oklahoma that
automatically made each and every regis-
tererf nharmecist a member of the State
association: Mr. Jarrett stated that since
the law had been in effect in his Bute
the membership of the State association
had been greatly Increased and larger
funds were In tbe treasury. Tbe law is
being enforced successfully in Oklahoma.
Considerable discussion of this law fol-
lowed tbe words of Mr. Jarrett and all
the members taking part in the discussion
agreed that such a law in Texaa would
benefit the Texas association.
Following the discussion a committee
comnosed of W. C. Burns of San An
tonio: W. H. Wentland of Manor and G.
W. Baker of Dallas was appointed to
draft a similar law for Texas this report
to be 'Submitted with the report of the
Par Every Farad sal Infama
or writ for special trial pockatt
Southern Beverage Co.' Galveston
i ef jato .
And Distributed In Houston by
Desel-Boettcher Co Java Syrup)
Travis and Commerce' Streets.
" : Phone Preston. 175-HL y
legislative committee when that report is
The committee - on - membership so-
proved the applications of 209 members.
R. R. D. Cline dean of -the State
school of nharmacy " of Galveston ad
dressed the meeting oa the need of edu-
cation. - : .
The doctor told the. druggists that In
order to successfully conduct the drug
Industry education was necessary that
only competent men ahould be permitted
to handle drugs.
Waller Griffin of Houston delivered an
address of welcome on behalf of the
Texas Drug Travelers association which
was responded to by Ueorge li. ltutsber
of Dallas. . r
Several reports were read.
The usual entertainments includlns a
boat trip bathing parties and sight-
seeing excursions will occupy the spare
time of tbe visitors during their stay.
Pennsylvania Solons v "
Permit Sale of peer
' ' Associated Press Report.
HARRISBURG. Pa.. June 24. The
Ramsey bouse bill permitting tbe brewing
and selling of beer containing 2 i4 per
cent alcohol was passed finally by the
aenate Tuesday by a vote of 29 to 19.
The action was taken in spite of Gov
ernor's Sprout's statement that the legis-
lation ia "decidedly unnecessary." The
overnor announced ne would veto tbe
BARBECUE FOB SOLDIERS.
Houston Post Special.
RUNGE. Texas. June . 24. Prepara
tions are under way for a barbecue and
other attractions for the overaeas boys
and the public. The barbecue will be
held July 10.
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All the latest up-to-date dance hits as well as classic in
We carry one of the most complete lines of Victor Records sold in Houston and invite
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of the following in your collections? If not call and let us play it for you.
18540 By the Campf ire Peerless Quartet
I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles (Charles
Hart) Elliott Shaw
18541 The Royal Vagabond fox trot
Joseph C Smith's Orchestra
Canary fox trot -
Joseph C. 8mrth's Orchestra
18543 Dear Old Pal of Mine waits
Joseph C. Smith's Orchestra
When Tou Look In tbe Heart of a Rose ' -Joseph
18525 Mummy Mine . Sterling Trio
I'm' Waiting for Tou Liia Jane Dalhart
64106 Holy Night tenor In English
64267 Lo Hear tbe Gentle Lark (Bishop) .
' Alma Gluck
64713 The Prayer Perfect (James Whltcomb
Riley) Alma Gluck
64709 Paraphrase on Minuet (PaderewskJ)
$4630 Tommy Lad (Teschemacher)
- ' John McCormlck
4615 Love's Delight (Martini) '; Maud Powell
It's easy select something here all the latest popular hits of the season before you and
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' . ; Full Stock of Teacher's Numbers '
1 '. New Century. Edition. . -" '-
" All on the Mezzanine Floor. .
CONFEREES AGREE :
OH LAW TO REPEAL
01 WIRE CONTROL
Rates to ' .Continue Four
Months Unless Changed ;
by S$lt Commissions .
. Associated Press Roport. .
WASUINGTON June 24 Agreement
was reached later Tuesday by senate and
house conferees on leiislatioo to repeal
government control of telegraph and tele-
phone and other wire systems. The con-
ferees adopted the house plan of term-
inating government control at midnight
on tbe last day of the calendar month in
which tbe law is approved.
' Toll and local eirhange telephone rates
would be continued four months unless
sooner changed by State commissioas un-
der the conference agreement-v-a com-
promise between the UO days' rate ex-
tension clause of tbe senate bill and six
months' continuance proposed by the
house .- .' . - -
Miss Daffan Shares
Hood's Brigade Reunion
Houston Post Special
BRYAN Teias June 24. Miss" Katie
Daffan of Houston secretary of Hood's
. "tVK STOW TMr OtOWS AND NICPS SROvYfN
. .. jj
88433 Ave Maria (Gounod)
STCTX THAT JU3 KZZTS
Tessa brigade ia ia Bryan iV
tbe reunion of the brigade.
Miss Daffan Is "secretary of I'
brigade for life" and takes fair r
of the happiness and well being of t
old heroes at reunion time lier imz
Colonel L. A. Daffan. was a men...
f Hood's brigade.
BAT CITT. Texsa.June 24-A. J
Harty. president of tbe Merkham Irr
tion company of this city has purrha-
the interests of T. J. Poole Georce i ...
Barker John W. Gaines and others i
the Bay City bank and Trust eomr'-.
one of the leading banking houses of t. -gulf
coast. Poole and Barks were pre-
Mrit and rice president respectively.
CYPRtM SHINQLIt '
C. R.CUUXIX6S LCHEK CD.
14 Main at teuth MM of Viadwet.
. Sale on
R. S. and Universal Player
from Jocelyn (Godard)
John McCormlck Frita Krelsler
88539 Fiddle and I (Weatherly Goodeve)
Alma Gluck Efrem ZlmbaUst .
89087 La Frosa Del Destlno (Verdi) duet act S -
Enrico Caruso Giuseppe de Luca
89088 Ramson et Dalllab. Je Vlena Celebrer la
Victolre (I Come to Celebrate Victory)'
(Salnt Saens) act 1 .
Louise Homer Enrico Caruso Marcel " '
89060 Trovatore Ai Kostrl Monti (Home to
Our Mountains) (Verdi) act 4. scene J.
duet Schumann-Helnk Caroso
89030 Travatore Miserere (Verdi) duet
Enrico-Caruso Frances Aids with
Metropolitan Opera Chorus.
88601 Travis ta Dite Alia Giovtne (Say to Thy - -.
Daughter) (Verdi) act J. scene 1. duet
Amelita Galll-CurcL Glnseppcj da Luca
88598 La Boheme O Boave Fanctaua (Thou
Sweetest Maiden). (Puoctnl) act 1 duet
Francea AJda Giovanni MartinelU
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